2020-21 Academic Calendar | Webster University

2020-21 Academic Calendar

U.S. Campuses

Undergraduate

Graduate (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)

Graduate (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS/EdD; MFA/MM/MSN)


UNDERGRADUATE
Summer 2020
March 3 Registration begins for Summer 2020 classes
March 16 Registration for Summer 2020 classes opens to new transfer students
May 11-May 29 May term
May 15 May term drop deadline
May 22 May term withdrawal deadline
May 25 Memorial Day
May 25 First 5-week session begins
May 29 First 5-week session drop deadline
May 29 May term classes end
May 29^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
May 29 First Day to log into Summer online classes
June 1 Summer session begins
June 5 May term grades due from faculty
June 12 Summer session drop deadline (8-week session)
June 15 Summer session Petition to Graduate due
June 18 First 5-week session withdrawal deadline
June 26 First 5-week session ends
June 29 Second 5-week session begins
July 3 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 3 Second 5-week session drop deadline
July 3 First 5-week session grades due from faculty
July 10 Summer session withdrawal deadline (8-week session)
July 23 Second 5-week session withdrawal deadline
July 24 Summer session ends
July 31 Second 5-week session ends
July 31 Summer session grades due from faculty (8-week session)
Aug. 1 Summer Graduation Date*
Aug. 7 Second 5-week session grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE: If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by June 15.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Fall 2020
April 6 Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
April 7 Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 8 Full Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes
April 20 Registration for Fall 2020 classes opens to new transfer students
Aug. 21^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 21 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 24 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 24 Fall Semester classes start
Sept. 4 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 7 Labor Day Holiday
Oct. 2 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 9 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 16 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 19-23 Fall Break
Oct. 23^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 23 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 23 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 26 Fall 2 classes start
Nov. 2 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 3 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 4 Full Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes
Nov. 6 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 20 Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 4 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 14-18 Final Exam Period
Dec. 18 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 18 Fall Semester classes end
Dec. 19 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall Semester/Fall 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 9.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Spring 2021
Nov. 2 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 3 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 4 Full Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes
Nov. 16 Registration for Spring 2021 classes opens to new transfer students
Jan. 8^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 8 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 11 Spring Semester classes start
Jan. 11 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 22 Spring Semester/Spring 1 drop deadline
Feb. 19 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
March 1 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
March 2 Registration begins for Summer 2021 classes
March 5 Spring 1 classes end
March 8-12 Spring Break
March 12^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 12 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 12 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 15 Spring 2 classes start
March 26 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 5 Registration begins for Fall 2021 for St. Louis-area Seniors
April 6 Registration begins for Fall 2021 for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 7 Full Registration begins for Fall 2021 classes
April 9 Spring Semester withdrawal deadline
April 23 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 7 Spring Semester/Spring 2 classes end
May 8 Commencement Ceremony
May 14 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 15 Spring Graduation Date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by March 1.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.

 

GRADUATE (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)
Summer 2020
March 5 Registration begins for Summer 2020 classes**
May 22^ Final day to register for Summer online classes
May 22 First day to log into Summer online classes
May 25 Memorial Day
May 25 Summer session begins
June 5 Summer session drop deadline
June 15 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 3 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 3 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 24 Summer session ends
July 31 Final grades due from faculty
Aug. 1 Summer Graduation Date*

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)
Fall 2020
April 13 Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes**
Aug. 14 Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due
Aug. 14^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 14 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 17 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 28 Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 7 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 25 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 9 Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 16 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 16^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 16 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 17 Fall 1 Graduation Date
Oct. 19 Fall 2 classes start
Oct. 23 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 26 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes**
Oct. 30 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 18 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 19 Fall 2 Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)
Spring 2021
Oct. 26 Spring Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes**
Jan. 1^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 1 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 4 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 11 Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due
Jan. 15 Spring 1 drop deadline
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Feb. 12 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due (All participants in St. Louis Commencement)
Feb. 12 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
March 1 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due
March 4 Registration begins for Summer 2021 classes**
March 5 Spring 1 classes end
March 6 Spring 1 Graduation Date
March 8-12 Spring Break
March 12^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 12 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 12 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 15 Spring 2 classes start
March 26 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 12 Registration begins for Fall 2021 classes**
April 23 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 8 Commencement Ceremony
May 14 Spring 2 classes end
May 15 Spring 2 Graduation Date*
May 21 Spring 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


 

GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Summer 2020
March 5 Registration begins for Summer 2020 classes
May 25 Memorial Day
May 29^ Final day to register for Summer online classes
May 29 First day to log into Summer online classes
June 1 Summer session begins
June 12 Summer session drop deadline
June 15 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 3 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 10 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 24 Summer session ends
July 31 Final grades due from faculty
Aug. 1 Summer graduation date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by June 15.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Fall 2020
April 13 Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes
Aug. 21^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 21 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 24 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 24 Fall Semester classes start
Sept. 4 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 7 Labor Day Holiday
Oct. 2 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 9 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 16 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 19-23 Fall Break
Oct. 23^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 23 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 23 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 26 Fall 2 classes start
Oct. 26 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes
Nov. 6 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 20 Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 4 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 18 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 18 Fall Semester classes end
Dec. 19 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall Semester/Fall 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 9.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Spring 2021
Oct. 26 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes
Jan. 8^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 8 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 11 Spring Semester classes start
Jan. 11 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 22 Spring Semester/Spring 1 drop deadline
Feb. 12 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 19 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
March 4 Registration begins for Summer 2021 classes
March 5 Spring 1 classes end
March 8-12 Spring Break
March 12^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 12 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 12 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 15 Spring 2 classes start
March 26 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 9 Spring Semester withdrawal deadline
April 12 Registration begins for Fall 2021 classes
April 23 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 7 Spring 2 classes end
May 7 Spring Semester classes end
May 8 Commencement Ceremony
May 14 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 15 Spring Graduation Date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Feb. 12.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.